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McAfee invented DRM photos posted on Facebook

Which was presented to us as a "condom for your social life" allows you to prohibit your friends to download your photos published. The screen printing is disabled, but we have no details on the exact functioning of this solution.

iPad mini: delivery times lengthen

Opened last Friday iPad preorders have mini seems it really started. Evidenced by the delivery which have been in a few hours from the original date of November 2 to 2 weeks.

VIZIO announced of Windows 8

PC newcomer Vizio has announced their Windows 8 holiday lineup consisting of two all-in-one desktops, two Ultrabooks and a single notebook.

A new generation of remote control helicopter

Enthusiasts gear remote controlled, you ever imagined you spend eternal joysticks with various buttons that never end? Here Chorus Helicopter Remote Control will transport you to another universe.


Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Windows 8: API PayPal for purchases in-apps

As part of the 2012 Microsoft Build conference, the devel oppeurs present learned a PayPal API for Windows 8 that allows them to use their payment system with applications in the Windows Store.

 Through this API, developers will be able to integrate into their applications in-app purchases based PayPal, more than 100 million active accounts.

 This availability is important for Microsoft as it can rely on a payment system known and established.

It should be noted, moreover, that when buying online update to Windows 8 Pro, PayPal transaction is possible.

Various apps have also been announced for soon such as a full app PayPal but also the arrival of Dropbox for storage and synchronization in the cloud. Microsoft SkyDrive will have competition.

Twitter will also offer application specially designed for Windows 8. Nevertheless, it will have to wait several months for it. Strangely, a Facebook app has not been mentioned - at least not yet - while Microsoft was an early investor in the social network.

A point also remains unclear. It is indeed not clear whether publishers will offer apps for Windows 8 and Windows RT. Currently, Google offers such as a search app for Windows 8, but not for RT Windows (Windows 8 for ARM).

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Back to basics with a wooden keyboard and foam

Robbie Tilton, designer at times was not limited to making devices bamboo, as we can see surge in recent years, but really wanted to materialize the will of man to return to nature.

Noting a perpetual distance civilizations vis-à-vis the nature of its raw materials, intricate and asymmetric imperfection, a question was posed: what would happen if our technology were alive , breathed? If we stimulated both visually and tactilely, our user experience and our relationship to our tools change?

Unfortunately, finding no real foam, the concept has remained the decoration with artificial foam, so you can not get an idea of the volume as a whole may take, or maintenance or ease of use he would propose.

 Built for a contest, the keyboard is currently not scheduled for sale, however there are still fortunately a more radical way to escape, it is often sufficient simply to disconnect.

Monday, October 29, 2012

iPad mini: delivery times lengthen

Opened last Friday iPad preorders have mini seems it really started. Evidenced by the delivery which have been in a few hours from the original date of November 2 to 2 weeks.

 This is particularly the case in France, England, Germany, Italy, in other European countries, the United States (except for the black version 16GB) and Asia (South Korea, Japan).

Change of provider for screens cause? The iPad mini will officially marketed from next Friday and the excitement of the first day will be another interesting indicator to follow.

 Asked last week by our colleagues from Cnet.com, the NPD DisplaySearch predicted a longer delivery time due to supply difficulties screens 7.9 inches. Concerned, the fact that Samsung is not the number of suppliers.

Apple works this time with LG Display and AU Optronics, and it has not yet reached the production capacity needed.

LG would be currently the main supplier with 300,000 screens delivered in September, October and 1 million 3 million expected in December.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Google Maps Gets a Makeover [VIDEO]

Google Maps has gotten a fresh new look, adding some "visual improvements" to its design.

 [More from Mashable: Hurricane Sandy Forces Google to Cancel Android Event] The application now lets users get a clearer view of natural geography by showing terrain and color gradations to illustrate vegetation.

 It also includes labels for natural land formations. "This enriched visual data allows you to quickly and easily see where the great forests, deserts and mountain ranges around the world begin and end," Maps software engineer Karl Johann Schmidt said in a Friday blog post.

 "It also conveys how natural land formations can impact where, how and why man-made developments like urban cities, dams and bridges are made."

Its goal is to further buttress Google Maps as the most complete and accurate global mapping service, Schmidt added.

 He then posted some examples of Maps before and before the makeover: Southern Asia - Before Southern Asia - After Vancouver, Canada - Before Vancouver, Canada - After South America - Without "Amazon Basin" label South America - With "Amazon Basin" label.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Facebook: strong growth in stock market

Since its IPO in May last action Facebook had never been to such a party. If it remains far from its IPO price of $ 38, the Facebook share jumped 19.13% Wednesday to close at 23.23 Nasdaq dollars. Day during which she went to exceed $ 24.

The performance is all the more remarkable in a climate where technology stocks declined -0.34%. After weeks terrible marked by sharp decreases, Facebook began action to regain some feathers last month.

Yesterday, it had its strongest growth. No secret, the announcement last Tuesday Group's financial results reassured investors.

These results were higher than analysts' expectations. If Facebook still shows a net loss of $ 59 million, the social network has given rise to hope in its ability to monetize its huge mobile audience.

In the third quarter, Facebook generated $ 1.09 billion in advertising revenue nearly 14% ($ 150 million) from mobile.

A result even though the group's advertising products are only suitable for a few months for a consultation on mobile. CEO and co-founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has denounced the "myth" that his group could not make money on mobile.

 An area that has become the priority. The results will obviously be confirmed in the coming months. In September 2012, Facebook recorded 1.01 billion active users and 604 million active users on mobile.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Ubuntu fitted to the Nexus 7

Canonical, the editor of the Linux distribution Ubuntu has made an adaptation of the OS on the Nexus 7 Android Tablet Google.

 Victor Palau, Sales Manager at Canonical has posted a short video on YouTube that shows an overview of the result which shows the turn Unity interface due to run both x86 ARM architectures.

 Android and Ubuntu are both based on a Linux kernel, such a port is not really a surprise.

 It is also a good promotional tool for Canonical seeking to make Ubuntu a suitable platform not only computers but also to tablets to connected TVs, smartphones and other embedded devices. The publisher has invited developers to come and see her Ubuntu Developer Summit next week which takes possession of their Nexus 7. The opportunity to learn more about this project.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Selection of the best high-tech products of the week

This new selection Sunday Hardware will be under the sign of the game, with a tower Asus, keyboard and mouse CM Storm Gigabyte addressing all three gamers. With the first, you can enjoy a very powerful config - Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, GeForce GTX 680 and SSD 128 GB All depends on the options chosen and therefore the available budget.

 We also expect to learn more about pricing French. With the second, it has the mechanical technology for typing, all programmable keys, an adjustable backlit keys and a detachable cable.

 Again, we expect to find the price in euros. With the third, we first note that the ambidextrous design intended the product to either hand, and the sensitivity of the laser sensor that can climb to 6000 dpi. Remains to know the price.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Microsoft: it is time Windows 8 arrives

Microsoft group had progressed well in the first half of 2012 despite the depreciation of assets on the balance sheet, but like other major groups, diminished sales of computers eventually catch up with more in his case the expectation created by the arrival of Windows 8 from 26 October which tended to dampen its activity in the third quarter of 2012.

And the company announced a turnover of $ 16 billion, down 8% compared to last year, and while the consensus was about $ 16.5 billion, with an operating profit of 5.3 billion (-26%) and a net profit of 4.47 billion dollars against 5.7 billion a year earlier. The industry Windows / Windows Live displays a sharp decline of 33%, with sales of $ 3.24 billion, taking into account exceptional events and Upgrade Windows offers pre-sales of Windows 8 to OEMs, and a decline of 9% excluding exceptional events. The CEO of Microsoft, Kevin Turner, stresses the importance of the arrival of Windows 8 and indicates that more than one thousand systems have been certified Windows 8 / Windows RT with its partners, tablets ultrabooks up to desktop PC.

 Business branch down 2%, again because of pending Windows 8, Xbox while activity remains stable, losing only 1% to $ 1.95 billion. The positive side, the branch server software is up 8%, while Windows Server 2012 arrives, while the activity of online services increased by 9% to $ 697 million, with a nice improvement advertising revenue.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

VIZIO announced of Windows 8

PC newcomer Vizio has announced their Windows 8 holiday lineup consisting of two all-in-one desktops, two Ultrabooks and a single notebook.

 All systems include third generation Intel Core processors and ship with Microsoft’s Signature seal of approval meaning bloatware will be kept to a minimum.

The 24-inch and 27-inch AIO systems utilize full 1080p displays described by PCMag as eye-popping although as I pointed out in a recent review of HP’s Omni 27 AIO, 1,920 x 1,080 is a relatively low resolution for such a large screen. The same would likely hold true for Vizio’s new 27-inch AIO, but I digress. Both systems use a 10-point capacitive touchscreen to take advantage of Windows 8’s interactive environment. A 2.1 audio system with built-in subwoofer comes standard as well. Select models will ship with an Nvidia Kepler-class GPU for added graphical processing power. Pricing starts at $998 for the 24-inch AIO with a 500GB hard drive.

 New for Windows 8 are two Thin + Light Ultrabooks; the first includes a 14-inch display while the latter ships with a larger 15.6-inch screen. There’s no touch support on board but Vizio hopes the multi-gesture trackpad will help make up for the deficiency.

 Look for these two portables to start at $849. Vizio’s new 15.6-inch isn’t touch-enabled either but will ship with a similarly-enhanced trackpad like those found on the Ultrabooks. Pricing here starts at $1,129, we’re told.

The company will begin taking pre-orders for the Thin + Light systems starting tomorrow. AIO Touch PCs will be available at Vizio.com and key retailers like Amazon.com, MicrosoftStore.com and Walmart.com this holiday season

Monday, October 15, 2012

Wikipedia: Free access to 230 million mobile users

Wikipedia Zero is an initiative of the Wikimedia Foundation to allow free mobility - ie without data charges - the free encyclopedia Wikipedia.

 This initiative is aimed at developing countries. The latest announcement about a partnership with the Middle East telecommunications operator Saudi Telecom.

This partnership affects 25 million customers of the operator in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait.

 The Wikimedia Foundation talks about a "strategic priority" to access Arabic in several of his projects, and a partnership with Saudi Telecom, which is in line with its mission to allow anyone on the planet "free access to the knowledge. "

Wikipedia Zero with the program, they are 230 million mobile users in the world who are concerned with free access to Wikipedia. Other partners mobile operators: Orange (Uganda, Tunisia, Niger, Kenya, Cameroon, Ivory Coast), Telenor (Montenegro), Digi (Malaysia), dtac (Thailand). Some partnerships provide access to only a mild version of Wikipedia, and only text (zero.wikipedia.org) and others m.wikipedia.org.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Facebook: failure and an attack claimed

On the evening of Thursday, Facebook users were unable to access the social network. A problem that did not affect the mobile version.

 This failure has affected users in Europe and more particularly in Western Europe. Displaying his membership in the movement Anonymous, a man named Anonymous Own3r claimed an attack against Facebook.

 An attack of Cross-site Request Forgery according to him. This type of attack is to operate a CRSF security vulnerability in order to execute queries unwanted unbeknownst to a user connected to a site via their browser.

 If a problem has indeed been confirmed by Facebook, the social network has denied any attack. It evokes a DNS change within a test for traffic optimization.

This change has led to "temporary routing problems for some users." The last month, Anonymous claimed responsibility for an attack Own3r by distributed denial of service against the host and registrar Go Daddy has denied any act or any pirate attack.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Google: a new status bar on the mobile site

Google just offered a facelift to its mobile site for iOS and Android. The search engine indeed adds a new feature to its home page with the arrival of a tray side.

It appears simply by clicking on the three horizontal bars which are now displayed at the top left of the screen.

The bar provides access to various Google services in one click: Google+, Search, Images, Maps, YouTube, News, Gmail Drive, Calendar, Translation, Books, Shopping, Blogger, Reader, Photos and Videos.

This bar is thus able to replace tabs that appeared before the logo above, less accessible and therefore impractical. Now the top of the screen simply displays a Web tab, another Google+ Images and notifications.

A change bodes well for users of iOS 6, Google's mobile platform being used since the arrival of Apple's plans.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Disney Mobile DM014SH Android

This is not the first Android smartphone that Disney announces mobile operator in Japan SoftBank.

 The DM014SH smartphone is a waterproof (IPX5/IPX7) customized by Mickey or Minnie, compatible with 4G and touch screen 4.5-inch ASV LCD full HD (1280 × 720 px), a processor Qualcomm MSM8960 dual-core 1.5Ghz with 1GB of RAM, a capacity of 8GB, a microSD slot, 1Seg TV, GPS / Wifi / Bluetooth, all under Android 4.0.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

A smartphone sensitive interacting with one hand

Stuck in the middle of a crowd, manipulate the phone can be difficult, especially in transport. Advantage of this observation, NTT Docomo has found the solution Grip IU technology to use the smartphone with one hand. Grip UI combines software and hardware at a time.

This is an innovative technique that is sensitive to the edges of the phone at the slightest pressure.

To do so, the smartphone that runs on Android has sensors on its sides and back. Each press by hand then translates into a specific command.

This allows the user to easily launch applications. Thus, gently squeeze the edges can scan the screen and scroll. By pressing a little harder, the phone is unlocked completely.

For more functionality, integrates smartphone technology iBeam allows to control via eye movements. Only in prototype phase, the smartphone with Grip UI will not see the day soon.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Wikango Max: new OS with new features

With the version number 2.1, it sounds like an overhaul of the GUI, more enjoyable and easier to use.

 The program also some handy features: support radar sections, indicating rest areas on the way, reminders regarding breaks every two hours and indications concerning the type of conduct, namely economic, to improve or not really economical. And to prove the effectiveness of this new version of its OS, Wikango evokes a test under supervision of a bailiff.

 Conducted during three months some 20 000 kilometers, it showed an efficiency of 100%. This new system will be directly integrated to models sold in stores (179.95 euros with a one-year subscription or EUR 299.95 with a lifetime subscription), but also available for units purchased through the website of the brand .

Friday, October 5, 2012

Vestax DJ MIDI controller announces Spin2

Tokyo, Japan - October 5, 2012. Vestax Corporation introduces the Spin2 the first MIDI DJ controller certified by Apple Inc.. to control applications on Mac, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

The Spin2 debut at BPM 2012 @ NEC in Birmingham, United Kingdom, Hall 20 Booth # B27, from 6 to 8 October. Spin2 the controller is a two-way all-in-one DJ Algoriddim designed with the creators of the popular mixer application for Mac, iPhone and iPad: djay application and video mixing vjay iPad.

The Spin2 is plug & play with all popular applications Algoriddim, avoiding complex configurations in order to mix music from iTunes libraries and video libraries media. The Spin2 comes with djay for Mac takes full control of its core functions with a workspace easy to use and simplified.

DJs can access the parts they want with titles instantly control Touch Strip allows you to jump to key points, launching loops, add effects, play samples, scratch, and sync instantly BPM songs and recording, all from the Spin2. Spin2 supports the new features multi-channel audio and multi-routes the last iOS6 Apple, which allows DJs to replicate and send in full stereo mix via their iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

 The Spin2 also supports iOS versions previous stereo dividing the two mono signals and sending the master and cue. All titles are processed and sent to the audio interface with studio-grade 24bit/48kHz sound quality and sharpness feature original. With new features djay for iPad and iPhone, DJs can now view, preview and buy songs on iTunes from the application djay while mixing with Spin2, saving cue points and meta data generated by djay wirelessly to iCloud and stream their mix wirelessly to compatible devices Air-play.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Ultra-thin laptops: Apple dominates with its MacBook Air

According to many observers, Apple has dominated the field of ultra-thin laptops this year.

 For 2012, the behemoth California should indeed be able to claim 39% of the market thanks to its MacBook Air, whose prices start at $ 999 for the 11.6-inch size and 1 199 dollars for a 13.3-inch diagonal. But the situation is not at all the same in the coming months and years for the group of Cupertino, due to the price war initiated by AMD ultrathins starting with 500-600 dollars, followed by Intel with ultrabooks entry level they hope from $ 699 very soon.

Besides the inevitable clones of its own machines. In the year 2013, sales of MacBook Air may well go below 30% and eventually to 28%. Which, among us, is not so bad either, if we take into account the effect of dilution.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Samsung complaint against the iPhone 5

Samsung has not betrayed his word: he threatened to lodge a complaint against Apple iPhone 5 and it violates patents it is now done.

And here we go for a ride! Samsung has a complaint against the iPhone 5, based on the fact that the latest smartphone to date Apple infringes some of its patents. 8 total.

The most amazing thing about all this is that these patents have nothing to do with LTE: yet it was the angle that was defended by Samsung in the first place.

But then, on 8 patents in question, 2 are related to the UMTS 3G standard. Samsung had already notified Apple of its desire to join the iphone 5 in his case on September 18, a few days after the announcement of the smartphone:

Monday, October 1, 2012

Repair problem usb inconnu

If your Windows does not recognize one of them, it is probably because it is corrupted. It is usually sufficient to remove for Windows and recreates the key is recognized again as if by magic.

This file may be corrupted by various facilities various type drivers printers, scanners, ... .

Open the computer go to the C: drive and then in the Windows folder -> System32 -> DriverStore (For Windows 7) and then delete the file INFCACHE.1.

 Open the computer go to the C: drive and then in the Windows folder -> Inf (For Windows XP) and then delete the file INFCACHE.1

15 megabits / s via satellite

Abandoned for ADSL and cable, there is a solution that continues to evolve: the satellite. And the U.S. supplier offering a new HughesNet, the "Gen4". With this new offering, flows increase: 15 Mb / s downstream and 2 Mbit / s transmission, or values ​​close to a good ADSL connection.

Limits, as often If the rates are attractive, the price is not $ 50 Basic (10/1), $ 80 for the offer "Pro" (10/2) and $ 100 for the offer "Max" (15 / 2). Then there is obviously the latency (ping), which is high. This limitation will never be removed: it depends on the distance between the satellites and the ground will remain high. In absolute terms, the minimum latency is 240 ms, excluding the latency between the ISP and the server.

 Unlike some European ISPs, HughesNet still imposes limits on volumes. Management is quite complicated: Subscribers receive 10, 15 or 20 GB of data transfer per month, with 10, 15 or 20 GB in addition to use during "peak hours" (2:00 to 8:00 am). In some offers, there is also a daily limit beyond which the speed limit is reportable but the next day (and combined). In the end, the offer is interesting for people who can not access the Internet with more conventional means (without limitation), even if the rates are high.